Army Spec. Thomas J. Daley has graduated from the Special Forces Candidate One-Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

During the first 14 weeks of basic infantry training, the private first class received training in drill and ceremony, weapons employment, map reading, tactics, military customs and courtesies, military justice, physical fitness, road marches, first aid skills, and Army history, core values and traditions.

After completing basic infantry training, the soldier will complete
airborne school with a subsequent assignment to Fort Bragg,
Fayetteville, N.C., to prepare for and attend the special forces
qualification course as a weapons sergeant or engineer sergeant.
During the 20 to 25 months of training, the soldier will have graduated
from airborne school, the primary leadership development course; the
basic noncommissioned officer course; survival, evacuation, resistance
and escape training; and language school.

Upon
graduation from all phases of training, the soldier will be assigned
and promoted to a Special Forces weapons sergeant or engineer sergeant.

Daley is the son of John Daley of North
Bridgton
and Nancy Daley of Cumberland. The specialist graduated in 2005 from Bridgton Academy
and received a bachelor’s degree in 2009 from Colby College.


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